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The President of the World Bank, Dr. Jim Yong Kim, called on the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi today.

During the meeting, the Prime Minister expressed happiness at the World Bank’s continued support to India, especially in priority areas like Smart Cities, Ganga Rejuvenation, Skill Development, Swachh Bharat and Power for All. Dr. Kim said he was impressed by the progress made towards the ambitious targets in these programmes.

The Prime Minister emphasized the importance of adequate climate change financing for countries like India which are consciously choosing to follow an environmentally sustainable path. Dr. Kim assured the Prime Minister that the World Bank would be proactive and fully support this agenda.

Dr. Kim appreciated India’s rapid progress in improving the ease of doing business, especially in the area of logistics.

The Prime Minister and Dr. Kim discussed a broad range of issues and possible avenues of cooperation.

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We must make efforts to ensure reach of yoga in every corner of the world: PM Modi
June 21, 2021
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The Prime Minster, Shri Narendra Modi has called upon yoga acharyas, and yoga pracharaks and everyone connected with yoga work to ensure that yoga reaches every corner of the world. He was speaking on the occasion of Seventh International Yoga Day.

Quoting from Gita, The Prime Minister said we need to continue moving on the collective journey of yoga as yoga has solution for everyone. Freedom from sufferings is yoga and it helps everyone, said the Prime Minster.

Noting the growing popularity and people’s interest in yoga the Prime Minister said, it is important that yoga reaches to every person while keeping intact its foundation and core. Yoga acharyas and all of us should contribute in this task of taking yoga to everyone, said the Prime Minister.